Policy CSP - Wifi


Wifi policies

WiFi/AllowWiFiHotSpotReporting
Wifi/AllowAutoConnectToWiFiSenseHotspots
Wifi/AllowInternetSharing
Wifi/AllowManualWiFiConfiguration
Wifi/AllowWiFi
Wifi/AllowWiFiDirect
Wifi/WLANScanMode

WiFi/AllowWiFiHotSpotReporting

This policy has been deprecated.


Wifi/AllowAutoConnectToWiFiSenseHotspots

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow or disallow the device to automatically connect to Wi-Fi hotspots.

Most restricted value is 0.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Allow Windows to automatically connect to suggested open hotspots, to networks shared by contacts, and to hotspots offering paid services
  • GP name: WiFiSense
  • GP path: Network/WLAN Service/WLAN Settings
  • GP ADMX file name: wlansvc.admx

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – Not allowed.
  • 1 (default) – Allowed.

Wifi/AllowInternetSharing

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow or disallow internet sharing.

Most restricted value is 0.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Prohibit use of Internet Connection Sharing on your DNS domain network
  • GP name: NC_ShowSharedAccessUI
  • GP path: Network/Network Connections
  • GP ADMX file name: NetworkConnections.admx

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – Do not allow the use of Internet Sharing.
  • 1 (default) – Allow the use of Internet Sharing.

Wifi/AllowManualWiFiConfiguration

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow or disallow connecting to Wi-Fi outside of MDM server-installed networks.

Most restricted value is 0.

Note

 Setting this policy deletes any previously installed user-configured and Wi-Fi sense Wi-Fi profiles from the device. Certain Wi-Fi profiles that are not user configured nor Wi-Fi sense might not be deleted. In addition, not all non-MDM profiles are completely deleted.

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – No Wi-Fi connection outside of MDM provisioned network is allowed.
  • 1 (default) – Adding new network SSIDs beyond the already MDM provisioned ones is allowed.

Wifi/AllowWiFi

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow or disallow WiFi connection.

Most restricted value is 0.

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – WiFi connection is not allowed.
  • 1 (default) – WiFi connection is allowed.

Wifi/AllowWiFiDirect

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Scope:

  • Device

Added in Windows 10, version 1703. Allow WiFi Direct connection..

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 - WiFi Direct connection is not allowed.
  • 1 - WiFi Direct connection is allowed.

Wifi/WLANScanMode

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow an enterprise to control the WLAN scanning behavior and how aggressively devices should be actively scanning for Wi-Fi networks to get devices connected.

Supported values are 0-500, where 100 = normal scan frequency and 500 = low scan frequency.

The default value is 0.

Supported operations are Add, Delete, Get, and Replace.

Wifi policies that can be set using Exchange Active Sync (EAS)

Wifi policies supported by Windows Holographic

Wifi policies supported by Windows Holographic for Business

Wifi policies supported by IoT Core

Wifi policies supported by Microsoft Surface Hub


Footnotes:

  • 1 - Added in Windows 10, version 1607.
  • 2 - Added in Windows 10, version 1703.
  • 3 - Added in Windows 10, version 1709.
  • 4 - Added in Windows 10, version 1803.
  • 5 - Added in Windows 10, version 1809.